Human Research Protection Program

Alphabetical Listing of Policies and Procedures

This page provides the policies and procedures of the University of Georgia’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) in alphabetical order. These policies are routinely evaluated against federal, state and institutional regulations, ethical and accreditation standards, and best practices on human subjects protection and revised, or new policies created, as needed. The current policies will be posted on this site as they are approved and implemented. These policies and procedures are also available in Topical Order.
Annual Evaluations of the HRPP
Class Projects Registration

Community-Based Participatory Research
Conflicting Interests of IRB Members and Consultants
Consultation to the IRB
Continuing Review
Deception or Incomplete Disclosure
Designated and Regulatory Review
Determination of Human Subjects Research
Documentation of Informed Consent
Emergency and Off-Label Use of Drugs, Biologics and Medical Devices
Emergency Use of a Test Article Post-Review
Emergency Use of a Test Article Review
Engagement Determination
Exempt Review
Expiration of IRB Approval
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Use of Education Records
FDA-Regulated Research
Financial Conflicts of Interests
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule
Incoming Information Directed to the IRB
Informed Consent Process for Research
Institutional Conflicts of Interests
International Research
Internet Research
Investigator Manual
Investigator Training
IRB Formation
IRB Meeting Attendance Monitoring
IRB Meeting Conduct
IRB Meeting Minutes
IRB Meeting Preparation
IRB Meeting Scheduling and Notification
IRB Membership Addition
IRB Membership Removal
IRB Records and Records Retention
IRB Removal
Legally Authorized Representatives for Adults with Diminished Consent Capacity and for Children
Non-Committee Review Preparation and Conduct
Observation of the Consent Process
Participant Incentive and Compensation
Participant Selection and Recruitment
Pilot Activities
Policies and Procedures
Post-Review and Communication of Review Results
Pre-Review of IRB Submissions
Principal Investigator Eligibility
Quarterly Evaluations of the HRPP
Reliance on an External IRB
Research with Vulnerable Populations
Review of Modifications to Previously Approved Research
Review of Not Otherwise Approvable Research
Scientific or Scholarly Review
Students as Research Participants
Suspensions or Terminations of IRB Approval
Use of External Sites in Research